Cannabis Season – Week 11
This week includes: the Portland Pride Parade on Sunday; the June edition of Weed Industry Nights from the OCC; the Multnomah Falls Adventure from High5Tours; the Taste of Parkrose Festival as well as Bridge City Collective’s birthday party and the World Naked Bike Ride all on Saturday, as well as the continuation of my Dispensary Tour, continuing (completing?) my wander west of the Willamette River. Here is how I walked 39.7 miles from Sunday June 18 through Saturday, June 24.
Sunday, 6/18/17, 7.4 miles. Today is the Portland Pride Parade, and I am people watching at the river. To gain some exercise, I walk from Goose Hollow southeast along Columbia St. to 13th Ave, southwest along 13th to Montgomery St., then through PSU to Lovejoy Fountain Park and then to Tom McCall Waterfront Park. I am lucky enough to find a bench seat in the shade just outside the Pride Festival fence and sit there for a few hours enjoying the fact that I live in this amazing place.
Monday, 6/19/17, 7.1 miles.
Chalice – This will be the newest dispensary in the downtown area once they open. They are located at 823 SW Naito Parkway. The electrical system is being worked on today, and they already have the OLCC warning stickers on the glass door. I will keep an eye out for their grand opening in the near future.
Serra (SW First Ave) – If you will remember, this is one of the dispensaries on my list of Top 10 dispensaries in Portland, however today it is difficult to see why. The Pride Parade weekend has created a wonderful problem – the dispensary has sold out of many selections of vape cartridges, extracts, and some flower. Although there are only